Re: git repo missing upstream tag

Jaromír Mikeš mira.mikes at
Fri Oct 2 17:21:13 UTC 2009

> Od: Felipe Sateler <fsateler at>

JM> > What I am doing wrong?
FS> Which repo is it? zynjacku? I believe you need to pass -f to git tag to
FS> overwrite tags.
FS> Also, use -s instead of -a so that the tag is signed (it is OK to sign
FS> upstream tags, debian tags should be signed by the uploading DD).

/zynjacku$ git tag -s -f "Upstream version 5" upstream/5
fatal: 'Upstream version 5' is not a valid tag name.

I tried also:

$ git tag -s -f -m

same result



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